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Oct 9, 2017

Cook Job Vacancy at ACTED Kenya NGO Offices in Nairobi, Kenya

ACTED Kenya / Somalia
Job Opportunity: Cook


Direct Hierarchy: Admin / HR Officer
Contract duration: Six Months
Duty Location: Nairobi
Starting Date: October 2017

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. 

ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. 

Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. 

Their 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

ACTED Kenya is looking for an experienced self-driven and a self-oriented professional to fill the above mentioned position

Job Purpose: The cook prepares food and drinks for staff (and guests if needed).

S/he helps devise new methods of cooking and new menu items.
Duties and Responsibilities;
  • Preparation of Food/Drinks
  • Take lead role in preparation of meals for ACTED staff and for guests if needed.
  • Operates various kitchen appliance such as a blender, oven, grill, or stand mixer
  • Estimates expected food consumption and organizes preparation
  • Ensure food stuff and supplies are purchased on time in coordination with relevant departments for approvals.
  • Keep clear purchasing records and submit reports when needed
  • Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages on a timely manner.
  • In collaboration with staff members, alters dishes based on suggestions or requirements ensuring that s/he accommodates staff with allergies or specific diet concerns.
  • Ensure timely serving of meals and at the right temperatures as well as good presentation.
  • Responsible for cleaning food preparation areas and maintaining a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Any other duty as may be assigned to you by the line manager.
  • A Diploma or a certificate in food & Beverages, Housekeeping or catering or related course.
  • Proven experience in food and beverage preparation
  • Ability to devise new recipes
  • Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware
  • Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.)
  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Very good communication skills
  • Excellent physical condition and stamina
  • Must be creative, honest and a positive attitude to the job
Application Procedure:
persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications (most updated CV and cover letter) as a single document with the subject line “APPLICATION FOR COOK NAIROBI” to [email protected] by or before 16h October 2017. 

Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage. Please Note
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ACTED has the right to hire before the stated deadline. 
ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. 
Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitments.
ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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